Tuesday, 3 November 2020

Mother Teresa


Mother Teresa, a well-known figure in the service of humanity. As soon as the name is taken, the feelings of the mother start growing in the mind. A living example of humanity. She worked for the service of humanity. Mother Teresa served the afflicted. Mother Teresa is one of the great people who live only for others. Mother Teresa was such a great soul. He devoted his entire life to the service and well being of the people. There is a need for such great people in the world, who consider the service of humanity to be the greatest religion.

Mother Teresa was born on 26 August 1910 in the city of Skopje, the capital of Macedonia. He was raised in an Albanian family called 'Agnes Gonzha Boyajiju'. His father's name was Nikola Boyaju and mother's name was Drana Boyaju. Mother Teresa's real name was 'Agnes Gonzha Boyajiju'. In the Albanian language 'Gonzha' means 'flower bud'.She was a bud who instilled the fragrance of love in the lives of the poor and afflicted. She was the youngest of 5 siblings. Teresa was a beautiful, hard-working and studious girl. Teresa loved reading, singing songs. She had realized that she would spend all her life in human service. She decided to abandon traditional clothes and wear a blue-edged saree and from then on started work to serve humanity.


Mother Teresa arrived at the 'Loreto Convent' from Ireland on 6 January 1929 in Kolkata. After this Mother Teresa completed essential nursing training from Holy Family Hospital in Patna and returned to Kolkata in 1948. In 1948 he opened a school to teach the children there and later founded the 'Missionaries of Charity' which was recognized by the Roman Catholic Church on 7 October 1950.

Mother Teresa's Missionaries Association opened 755 destitute houses in about 125 countries by 1996, which left about 5 lakh people hungry. Teresa opened ashrams under the names 'Nirmal Hriday' and 'Nirmala Shishu Bhavan'. The 'Nirmal Hriday' ashram was meant to serve the patients suffering from the disease, while the 'Nirmala Shishu Bhavan' ashram was established to help orphans and homeless children, where they served the suffering patients and the poor themselves.

Honors and Awards - Mother Teresa has received many international accolades and awards for her service to humanity. In 1962, the Government of India appreciated him for his Padma Shri by appreciating his social service and public welfare. In 1980, the country's highest civilian honor was awarded with 'Bharataratna'. The Mother Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Mother Teresa because of her missionary work spread around the world and to help the poor and the helpless.
He first had a heart attack in 1983 at the age of 73. At that time Mother Teresa went to Rome to meet Pop John Paul II. This was followed by another heart attack in 1989. His health also deteriorated with increasing age. On 13 March 1997, he stepped down as the head of the Missionaries of Charity and died on 5 September 1997.
By the time of his death, the Missionaries of Charity had 4,000 sister and 300 other affiliates, who were involved in social service in 123 countries of the world. In view of the intimacy with which he served the afflicted, Pope John Pal II declared Mother Teresa 'blessed' in Rome on 19 October 2003.
Despite Mother Teresa being an Indian, she has given a lot to our country. Today, even when they are not among us, their work is known as an example in the whole world.

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